Olive Oil Experiences | Olive Oil Tour and Tasting

Product overview

In a landscape where rolling hills meet the horizon in a verdant land of olive trees, in Peloponnese, just a few kilometers from Nafplio, visit an authentic olive grove and open-air museum and discover the secrets of olive tree cultivation. Learn about the extra virgin olive oil and taste it, in combination with simple products of the Greek countryside. Get to know all the secrets of Greece's green "gold", how it is produced, how it is classified. Learn how to detect potential defects, how to use it, how to store it.
A special agrotourism experience, aimed at couples, families, groups of friends, pupils / students, companies, small or large groups of people, seeking a different experience in nature. It is for people with none, small or adequate knowledge about olive oil -an activity for everyone!

Highlights 
Guided walking tour in the olive grove and the estate. Description of the cultivation process and reference to the history of the estate.
Visit to the family's open-air museum, where you will see old olive oil mill machinery. Description of the old process of extraction.
Video and photo presentation. Description of the harvest procedure, together with the current process of extraction and modern processing methods.
Olive oil tasting. Tasting of olive oils along with a brief lesson in recognizing their characteristics together with cooking tips. Food pairing of our olive oil with some simple Greek delicacies such as tomato, feta cheese etc., to test your pallet.
Participation in the harvest process (October-November).

Type of activity
Guided tour of an authentic olive grove and open-air museum, screenings and tasting of olive oil with local flavors
Private
For all ages
Friendly for the disabled, with minor restrictions

Activity level
1/5

Duration
2 hours of activity
(+25 minutes one way trip from Nafplio)

Included
Guided tour of the estate and the open museum.
View videos and photos of the harvesting process and modern olive oil extraction procedure.
Basic aspects of olive oil tasting - 2 samples. Acquaintance with olive oil and its characteristics.
Food pairings with fresh bread, olive oil, feta cheese, olives, tomato, oregano (local fresh products)

Not included
Transportation to and from the place of activity. Optional. Available upon arrangement, with extra cost.
French speaking guide: upon request, with a small extra charge

Number of persons
Minimum 4 - Maximum 35

Conducting hours
All year round
June - July - August: 10:00-12:00 and 18:00-20:00.
September to May: 11:00-13:00 and 16:00-18:00.

Languages
Greek, English

Tip
Possibility of purchases or orders and shipping products abroad
Wear comfortable shoes, a hat and hold a bottle of water.

Prices
From 30€ / person (from 4+ participants)
For a different number of participations, please contact us 

T. +30 27520 22100, E. info@discovernafplio.gr

Did you know that?
In the estate, there are olive trees of different varieties, while the area is known since antiquity for the olive groves and its natural beauty.
This is the property of a well-known family, with a tradition and know how of 4 generations and over 100 years in the production of qualitative olive oil.
The tasting of olive oil is combined with simple Greek delicacies of locally produced products of Greek nature and the delicious result takes off!
All safety and hygiene rules are followed